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Oceana County Economic Profile

Population (2019) 26,652
5 Year % Population Growth (2014-2019) 1.1%
25-39 Yr Old Population (2019) 4,270
Median Age (2018) 42.7
Households (2018) 4,517
Civilian Labor Force (2019) 11,868
Jobs (2019) 7,992

Top 10 Industries by Total Jobs (2019)

Industry Jobs Percentage
Manufacturing 1,683 24%
Government 1,297 18%
Accommodation & Food Services 793 11%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 714 10%
Retail Trade 698 10%
Wholesale Trade 394 6%
Construction 314 4%
Health Care & Social Assistance 269 4%
Other Services (except Public Admin.) 199 3%
Transportation & Warehousing 185 3%

Top 10 Occupations (2018)

Industry Jobs Median Hourly Earnings
Production 1,137 $16.94
Office and Admin. Support 976 $15.49
Transportation & Material Moving 724 $15.58
Food Prep & Serving Related 661 $10.07
Sales and Related 527 $12.31
Farming, Fishing & Forestry 492 $11.74
Installation, Maintenance & Repair 366 $20.13
Education, Training & Library 458 $17.94
Management 357 $36.31
Construction and Extraction 252 $18.39

Educational Attainment (2017)

Income

Avg. Household Income (2018) $58,946
Median Household Income (2019) $46,217
Per Capita Income (2019) $23,018
Average Earnings (2016) $44,914

Top 10 Employers in Oceana County (2020)

Company Employees
Peterson Farms 800
GHSP-Hart 333
Double JJ Resort 300
Hometown Pharmacy 200
Gray & Co. 165
Arbre Farms 140
Michigan Freeze Pack Co. 125
Pentwater Wire Products Inc. 100
Media Technologies 92
Country Dairy Inc. 80

Data Source

Data source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) / www.economicmodeling.com.

Data source: US Census Bureau, ACS 2018 5-year